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Columbine near Independence Pass 719-1

Lost Man Lake Trail near Aspen, Colorado

Beautiful Columbine, Colorado’s state wildflower, fill in the rocky crags of a small stream flowing down from Independence Pass. This area, while not in the Maroon Bells Wilderness, is a short drive from Aspen on the Lost Man Lake Trail. The July morning was amazing and the flowers were prolific. Photo © copyright by Rob Greebon.